This design features the first half of the Latin phrase “Ad Astra per Aspera”, which means “Through adversity to the stars”. The design reads "As Astra", or "To the Stars" in black and white calligraphy.
rome, inspirational, stars, adversity, latin
This design is part of the Microscopic Images collection and features a Norovirus Virion Close-up. Based on electron microscopic (EM) imagery, the colors represent different regions of the organism’s outer protein shell, or capsid.
This original design is inspired by the glyphs found in Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon. The glyphs are etched into pink and orange sandstone cliffs and were created by the Fremont and Ute peoples between A.D. 600 and 1300.
This original design features archaeological motifs found in kerbstones at Knowth and Newgrange. These decorated stones are a beautiful example of stone art. Created in Illustrator from historical sources.
This original design features the Rosetta Stone, a granodiorite stele created during the Ptolemaic dynasty. The stele is inscribed with three versions of a decree issued in Memphis, Egypt in 196 BC. The text is in Ancient Egyptian using hieroglyphic and Demotic scripts, and Ancient Greek. The Rosetta Stone was the essential key to the modern understanding of ancient Egyptian literature and civilisation.
hieroglyphics, language, history, stele, stone
An original design inspired by 1980s Japanese Shōnen manga like Video Girl Ai and other Masakazu Katsura pieces. The style is what I would call... retro-futuristic, a technique sometimes seen in older comic covers.
A set of Japanese Daruma dolls that you to make a wish. Daruma dolls are seen as a symbol of perseverance and good luck. First, the figure's eyes are both blank. A person then selects a goal or wish and paint in the left eye of the figure's two eyes. Once the desired goal is achieved, the right eye is filled in.
This original illustration features Radcliffe Camera, a building of Oxford University, England, designed by James Gibbs in neo-classical style and built in 1737–49 to house the Radcliffe Science Library.
A Japanese Daruma doll to make and follow your goals. Daruma dolls are seen as a symbol of perseverance and good luck. First, the figure's eyes are both blank. A person then selects a goal or wish and paint in the left eye of the figure's two eyes. Once the desired goal is achieved, the right eye is filled in.
This design is perfect for Cambridge students, visitors and enthusiasts. A collection of typographic styles based on the different medieval colleges from the university. Custom-created in Adobe Illustrator.
university, typography, magdalene, graduation, old